‘Farewell and thank you, Belmont’ – Town Meeting Member Bids Adieu

Dear Precinct 1 Belmontians: Thank you for the opportunity to serve on Town Meeting these past three years. I’m grateful to have worked with such intelligent and committed public servants, and for the tireless work and dedication of everyone who contributes to our town — and I’m proud of what we accomplished these past three […]

Belmont Girls’ Lax Ride The Wave To Thrilling OT Win In Season Opener

Photo: Belmont’s Jordan Coppolo (#4) scoring the winning goal in OT vs Billerica. As the team was heading out onto the Harris Field turf for sudden death overtime, Belmont High Girls’ Head Coach Kathryn Anaian called out to them: “Ride the wave!”  Anaian was speaking about the momentum the team created in the second half of its […]

No Joke: Zero Rise In Water, Sewer Rates For Coming Year

Photo: Water, sewer rates will not rise this year. It may have been April 1 but it was no joke; Belmont’s water and sewer rates will remain stable for the next fiscal year.  “This is no April Fool’s,” said Jay Marcotte, director of Belmont’s Department of Public Works at the Belmont Board of Selectmen’s meeting […]

New Selectmen Lineup As Epstein Joins The Team [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont’s new Board of Selectmen’s lineup (from left): Adam Dash, Chair Tom Caputo and Roy Epstein.  The Belmont Board of Selectmen’s early morning meeting on Wednesday, April 3 was short and to the point: Welcome aboard Roy Epstein the newest member of Belmont’s governing crew and then shuffle the deck chairs. But first, as […]

BREAKING: Epstein Takes Selectman Seat; Prestwich, Checkoway Top School; Page On Housing

Photo: Cassandra Page (right) hugs Charles Laverty III as the newly elected member of the Housing Authority celebrates her popular victory. In a battle between Belmont’s progressive community and the town’s establishment wing, Warrant Committee Chair Roy Epstein prevailed over newcomer Jessie Bennett to fill the seat of retiring selectman Mark Paolillo in a tight race […]

Long Time Wayland Educator Selected As Next Wellington Principal

Photo: Dr. Heidi Paisner-Roffman (YouTube) The Wellington Elementry School has its principal as Dr. Heidi Paisner-Roffman accepted an offer with the Belmont School District, according to a district press release on April 1. “We look forward to welcoming Dr. Paisner-Roffman to the district as she begins her work in July,” said Mary Pederson, the district’s director of […]

Final Say: Cassandra Page, Belmont Housing Authority

Photo: I am Cassandra Page and I am running for Belmont Housing Authority. I am a lifelong resident of Belmont, and 30 year resident of Belmont Village. I am a proud single mother of three beautiful children: Faith, Jacob and Christopher. I am running so that I can help create a better relationship between the […]